About 200 yards south of the railroad crossing at the top of McCloud Avenue, a derailed McCloud Railway engine has been sitting on the little-used tracks for more than a week, according to a resident in the area.

After investigation into current ownership of the McCloud Railway, it was discovered that Railroad Materials Salvage, Inc. has purchased the short line from former owner Jeff Forbis.

Calls made to the company regarding the engine and the fate of the tracks were referred to the company’s owner, Michael Williams, who was said to be out of the office for an unknown period of time.